Measuring the Efficiency of Public Transportation Using Data Envelopment Analysis: Evidence from Jackson, Mississippi

The objective of this research is to identify existing best practices and to develop a generic model approach that could be adapted and used by small-to-medium public transit agencies for fixed route bus transit service planning, specifically to include: Service Design Standards, Service Performance Measurements, and a Standard Service Evaluation Methodology. The focus will be on short term transit service planning, including its relationship to efficient route scheduling.

Language

  • English

Project

  • Status: Active
  • Funding: $35000.00
  • Contract Numbers:

    DTRT06-G-0049

  • Sponsor Organizations:

    Institute of Multimodal Transportation

    Jackson State University
    1230 Raymond Road
    Jackson, MS  United States  39204
  • Project Managers:

    Wang, Feng

  • Performing Organizations:

    Institute of Multimodal Transportation

    Jackson State University
    1230 Raymond Road
    Jackson, MS  United States  39204
  • Principal Investigators:

    Irvin, Lurlene

  • Start Date: 20100701
  • Expected Completion Date: 0
  • Actual Completion Date: 20110729
  • Source Data: RiP Project 27120

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01461250
  • Record Type: Research project
  • Source Agency: Institute of Multimodal Transportation
  • Contract Numbers: DTRT06-G-0049
  • Files: UTC, RiP
  • Created Date: Jan 3 2013 1:42PM